Share this entry

Share this page

luculent

Line breaks: lucu|lent
Pronunciation: /ˈluːkjʊl(ə)nt/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of luculent in English:

adjective

rare
1(Of writing or speech) clearly expressed.
2Brightly shining.

Origin

late Middle English (in sense 2): from Latin luculentus, from lux, luc- 'light'.

Derivatives

luculently

1
adverb

Definition of luculent in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…